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Board Meeting March 13, 2013

Submitted by samcutrone on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 4:09pm
Event date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

&

Donald J Trump State Parks

Draft Agenda, Wednesday March 13,   2013 – 7:30-9:15 PM

 Call to Order - Jane Daniels, President           7:30

        Introductions and sign in

        Announcements

Acceptance of minutes of February 2013 meeting

Financial Report – David Rocco           7:35

  • Income/expense
  •  Bank balance
  • Number of members  

Park Manager’s Minute (Brian Strasavich)           7:40

Old Business:           7:50

  • Organizational Issues
    • Status of 501c)3 applications 
    • Budget -
    • Conflict of Interest policy
    • Events           8:05
      • I Love My Park –May 4, 2013 - Anwer Querishi
      • Yorktown Community Health Fair –April 27, 2013
      • Gone to the Dogs
    • Projects
      • Bench in memory of Oliver Wells
      • Logo Contest – Janice Turner
      • Flyer for kiosks
      • Website -

New business:

  • Volunteer Opportunities

History – Dianne Press          8:40

Upcoming meetings – All meetings are at 7:30 pm in the FDR Park Office

Wednesday,  April 10, May 8, 2013

Adjourn

Meeting attendees: 
Jane Daniels , Dianne Press, Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnan, Pamela Wells, Anne Savino, Janice Turner arrived 7:45p.m., Walter Plankl arrived 7:55 p.m., David Rocco arrived 7:58 p.m., Anwer Qureishi arrived 8:20 p.m.

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 

Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State Parks

Draft Minutes – Wednesday, March, 13 2013 – 7:30-9:45 p.m.

Action Items for next meeting

Description

Responsibility

Action/Target Date

501 ( c ) 3

Jane Daniels

Awaiting IRS to approve

Logo contest

Janice Turner

Get fofdr logo designed by volunteers, from college and university, report progress by April 10, 2013

Gone to the Dogs

Charles Castronovo

Call Metro-North RR, Petsmart, and Briarcliff Animal Shelter, report progress by April 10, 2013

Attendance -Jane Daniels , Dianne Press, Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Jim Brosnan, Pamela Wells, Anne Savino, Janice Turner arrived 7:45p.m., Walter Plankl arrived 7:55 p.m., David Rocco arrived 7:58 p.m., Anwer Qureishi arrived 8:20 p.m 

President Jane Daniels called the meeting to order at 7:40 p.m.

Minutes - The minutes for the February meeting were accepted.

Financial Report - Dave Rocco reported a balance of $583.75

Manager’s Report – Brian Strasavich

Personnel from Peoples Island visited the park and agreed the CCC has built several structures in the park.

Old Business

Bylaws -Jane Daniels reported that she needs to finalize our by-laws so we can complete 501 ( c ) 3 incorporation. Most of the meeting was spent clarifying issues which would prevent the incorporation from being accepted. The following is a summary of our progress:

                -The board of director size is to be 6-15.

                -The term of office is to be 2 years.

                -The term limits is set to be 4 years.

                -The removal of a board member can be by majority of board, or majority present, if a board member is absent for 3 consecutive meetings.

                -There will be no compensation for any board member.

                -The fiscal year is the calendar year.

                -A Conflict of Interest policy will be sent via e-mail to all in attendance.

                - There will be a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

                -The number of board meetings will be a minimum of 4 per year (quarterly).

                -Elections will take place in the first quarter of the year.

                -Notice of a meeting will be sent out a minimum of 7 days in advance of the meeting.

                -A vote of whether members should pay dues resulted in a 9 in favor and 1 opposed.

                -A vote of whether any member can vote resulted in 6 in favor, 3 opposed and 1 abstained. This matter will be revisited in 6 months further addressing voting qualifications.

FDR Logo Contest - Janice Turner has contacted 11 colleges for the design of the fofdr logo, the deadline is April 21, 2013.

Anwer Qureishi has completed the “Everyone Needs a Friend” flyer.

“Gone to the Dogs” event report was postponed  until the next meeting.

Dianne Press will be giving a talk to the Yorktown Historical Society on April 18, 2013.

New Business

-A memorial bench for deceased member Oliver Wells was discussed. Prices will be researched.

Upcoming Events

-I Love My Park Day, May 4, 2013

-Gone To The Dogs Day, December 14, 2013

Meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m. by President Jane Daniels

Respectively submitted,

Charles Castronovo

Upcoming meetings - April 10 and May 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the park office.

Minutes 13.3

 

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